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Browse through the Help the Hospices news archive. This archive contains news items published prior to November 2008.


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Statement following release of survey commissioned by Marie Curie Cancer Care26 February 2008Help the Hospices, the hospice movement’s national charity, welcomed the release of a new survey commissioned by Marie Curie Cancer Care looking at people’s care preferences in the final stages of terminal illness.
Have you heard the one about the business gurus doing stand up comedy?19 February 2008Renowned UK business personalities last night took to the stage at London’s most famous comedy venue, the Comedy Store in Leicester Square, to raise over £10,800 for hospice care.
Assessing need and priority in bereavement services – new resource launched11 February 2008A new approach to help those in hospice and palliative care improve the way they assess bereaved people’s needs is offered in a new guide launched this month.
Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks partner Help the Hospices01 February 2008Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank have selected Help the Hospices, the hospice movement’s national charity, as their new charity partner with effect from 1st February.
Cross - Party recognition of the need to improve hospice funding01 February 2008Statement on House of Commons debate on hospice funding
Times Appeal Launches and supports Help the Hospices10 December 2007The Times Christmas Appeal which benefits three charities including Help the Hospices launched today (29.11.07).
Hospice: the heart of end-of-life care conference speaker presentations28 November 2007 View and download presentations from the 'Hospice: the heart of end-of-life care conference'
Initial results from Marie Curie Delivering Choice Programme22 November 2007Help the Hospices, the hospice movement’s national charity,
National Campaign Lights Up Lives20 November 2007The hospice movement today (20th November) launches its annual “Light up a Life” campaign incorporating a new visual identity and – for the first time – a national advertising and PR campaign and a new website. The campaign has been developed by national hospice charity Help the Hospices with support from Abbey and HSA, part of Simplyhealth Group.
National Campaign Lights Up Lives20 November 2007Hundreds of thousands of people will be remembering and celebrating the life of someone they love in this year’s Light up a Life appeal. The appeal, which launches today, sees hundreds of events taking place in support of hospice care around the country from now up until Christmas.